Proposal Coordinator Salary

Proposal Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $49K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Proposal Coordinators survey respondents are women (78 percent). Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most Proposal Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,362 - $74,362
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$36K
$49K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,448
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$14.78 - $28.61
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$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,362 - $74,362  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,071  
Total Pay (?
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$36,063 - $73,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.78 - $28.61  
   
Overtime
$21.56 - $46.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,071  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,063 - $73,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Job Description for Proposal Coordinator

The proposal coordinator's primary responsibility is to coordinate all of the necessary steps to deliver proposals to clients. The job comes with strict deadlines, as well as strict requirements to meet clients' quality standards and detailed requirements. Specific tasks performed by proposal coordinators include working on bids and conducting background research required for proposals, supporting various departments by performing related activities, and performing large amounts of writing and editing. As such, written and verbal communication skills are extremely important to this job, along with strong organizational skills, proficiency with basic computer programs, and strong analytical abilities.

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Proposal Coordinator Tasks

  • Edit and rewrite proposals, including creating templates and boilerplate text.
  • Draft proposals and communicate across teams to get input and meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate and maintain team documentation efforts for responses to RFPs, RFIs, and other calls.
  • Analyze requirements and ensure that proposals meet requirements.

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Popular Skills for Proposal Coordinator


Proposal Coordinators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Graphic Design, Desktop Publishing, Project Coordinating, and Proposal Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with Microsoft Office also know Proposal Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Proposal Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Proposal Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $47K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $56K. Proposal Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $61K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $68K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


Proposal Coordinators will find that Arlington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 42 percent. Proposal Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+20 percent), Reston (+18 percent), Washington (+15 percent), and Atlanta (+6 percent). San Diego ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 11 percent below the national average. Workers in Houston and Fairfax earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Proposal Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Proposal Coordinator Salaries

Graphic Design
up arrow 7%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 3%

Desktop Publishing
up arrow 3%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 8%
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